26 years after the release of the band’s last studio album, Entertainment Weekly talked to Nile Rodgers, the 65-year-old songwriter, guitarist, and superproducer behind Madonna‘s Like a Virgin album, seminal albums from icons of the ’80s and the ‘ 90s and his very own Chic Organization project. Read More
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Two more Madonna classic albums will be re-issued on vinyl in the upcoming months!
Warner Music will re-issue Like a Virgin and Who’s That Girl in the Back To The 80’s series by Rhino Records in July. Read More
It’s Record Store Day 2016 and Rhino/Warner Bros brought Madonna to the special event celebrating the unique culture of independent record stores releasing Like A Virgin & Other Hits as a 12″ Colored Vinyl – a limited original reissue of the original 1984 Japanese EP. Read More
A special collectable Madonna release will be part of Record Store Day – for the very first time – when Rhino/Warner Bros will release Like A Virgin & Other Hits as a 12″ Colored Vinyl on April 16, 2016. Read More
Thirty years ago today “Like A Virgin” reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and reigning supreme at #1 for six weeks.
“Like A Virgin” was then certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on January 10, 1985, at a time when the requirement for a Gold single was a million copies shipment across the USA. No need to say – it also topped the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Read More
In an interview with Q Magazine legendary musician and producer Nile Rodgers mentions “Do as Madonna says” as one of his golden rules for life.
Do as Madonna says. When I did Like a Virgin, I thought Material Girl was the best song to lead with. Madonna was convinced it was Like a Virgin. But I was like, ‘Material Girl’s ten times better.’ Read More
From Madonna’s Instagram: #unapologeticbitch
In May 1985, a rising Madonna graced the cover of the first-ever issue of a new music magazine founded by Bob Guccione, Jr.
Spin magazine – now an online-only publication (the last printed issue was released in 2012) – looks back at that “Virgin” cover story featuring the bulleted interview that contains some of Madonna’s most iconic quotes (“Crucifixes are sexy because there’s a naked man on them“, anyone?)